|Member of the Australian Parliament
18 October 1980 – 24 March 1990
|Preceded by||Roger Johnston|
|Succeeded by||Simon Crean|
27 September 1927 |
|Political party||Australian Labor Party|
Lewis Kent (born 8 September 1927) was an Australian politician. Born in Subotica in the former Yugoslavia (now located in Serbia), he was a stationmaster before entering politics. In 1980, he was elected to the Australian House of Representatives as the Labor member for Hotham. He held the seat until 1990, when he attempted to transfer to the newly created Corinella; he was unsuccessful, being defeated by Liberal candidate Russell Broadbent.
- Lyle Allan (1985), 'Ethnic Politics in the ALP,' in P.R.Hay, J. Halligan, J.Warhurst and B.Costar (eds.), Essays on Victorian Politics, Warrnambool Institute Press, Warrnambool, Victoria, page 141. ISBN 0-949759-06-6
- Carr, Adam (2008). "Australian Election Archive". Psephos, Adam Carr's Election Archive. Retrieved 2008-06-15.
|Parliament of Australia|
|Member for Hotham
1980 – 1990
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